International Women's Day: Celebrating Inspirational Women On The Slopes
We've spoken to three inspirational women in skiing and boarding about the expanding opportunities for women in the industry right now, closing the gap, and the future of female Snowsports.
How to get into indoor climbing
Indoor climbing is an easily accessible activity which is fun and highly beneficial for experienced mountaineers and first-time climbers alike (whether you’re planning on eventually rock climbing in the great outdoors or not). Gareth Davidson from Snow+Rock tells us what to bring and what to expect from our first session on the indoor wall.
Ueli steck: create adventure, inspire yourself
Swiss speed climber and Mountain Hardwear Ambassador Ueli Steck has created more adventures than we can count. He climbed the Eiger’s North Face at the age of 18, breaking his own 2008 speed record of 2 hours 47 minutes again in 2015 (2 hours 22 minutes); summited Mount Everest without oxygen in 2012; completed first ascents in Alaska, Nepal and Pakistan; and most recently topped 82 4,000m peaks in 61 days across Europe. We asked the ‘Swiss Machine’ where he finds his inspiration to create amazing outdoor challenges and what motivates him to succeed.
An Interview With James Woodsy Woods
James “Woodsy” Woods is the most successful freeskier the UK has ever produced. Born in Sheffield, Woodsy’s drive and ambition has taken him around the world on two skis
Black Friday 2019: Let's Make It Cleaner
The outdoors is everything to us. It’s who we are. It’s where we play. And we know that it’s time to put our planet first.
GB Snowsport’s Best Podcasts To Take You Back To The Mountains
We hit up our friends at GB Snowsport to find out what the athletes are listening to when they’re not busy winning medals – and they didn’t disappoint. Always wanted to know what’s happening in an athlete’s head? Now’s your chance.
Inspire yourself: climber jake meyer on the seven summits, k2 & claiming america
Before the age of 20 Jake Meyer had already climbed Kilimanjaro, Mount Elbrus, Denali, Aconcagua and Mount Kosciuszko. By 21, in 2005, he became the youngest Brit to top Mount Everest and the youngest man to conquer the Seven Summits: the tallest peaks on each of the seven continents. Jake will be joined by adventurer and philanthropist Justin Packshaw MBE at Snow+Rock Covent Garden on 31st May for an evening of inspirational talks. Let us introduce you to Jake ahead of his attempt on K2 in June.
Since 1982: The Snow+Rock Story
In 1982, Snow+Rock was born from an obsession with snowsports, and that obsession continues to drive everything we do. We're proud to be pioneers in our industry, only bringing you quality gear from the best brands in the business, from major players to future favourites. This is the story of the pioneering roots we grew from, and how we got to where we are now.
Freeride World Tour X Peak Performance
Two decades after its first event, the Freeride World Tour has grown into a worldwide platform that showcases the very best of freeriding. Partnered with a core brands within the freeride industry, Peak Performance, this year’s tour looks to be bigger and better than before.
Patagonia: Shell, Yeah!
Patagonia are the first in the industry to make all shell jackets with recycled materials, and sew them all in Fair Trade Certified Factories – and we think that’s pretty great. So we’re celebrating Patagonia’s commitment to sustainability without compromise on performance, and their relentless push to save our home planet. Shell, Yeah!
Pure Three Peaks Challenge
The goal is simple: to summit the UK's three highest peaks. But instead of driving between them, why not make things more challenging and cycle instead?
How to transition from indoor to outdoor rock climbing
When taking your first steps into the world of outdoor rock climbing, there are some extra factors that need to be taken into consideration. Artificial routes give way to nuanced problems with more diverse ways to the top, while the weather and technical clothing become important in the great outdoors. Rab-sponsored athlete Tom Randall, who has extensive experience climbing indoors and outdoors, gives us some essential pointers on how to best make the transition and train efficiently.
Introducing Haglofs: Swedish durability, sustainability & quality
This season, we are proud to welcome back our old friends Haglöfs to Snow+Rock with their brand new spring and summer range. With over 100 years of heritage, this Swedish brand are defined by quality and durability as much as their commitments to sustainability, not to mention their founder Wiktor, who did not consider himself the outdoorsy type.